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(male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now.happening right now. the lights are set to go on. about an hour from now. and we will bring that to you live. we begin our team coverage with kron 4's terisa estacio. who is live along the embarcadero in san francisco. terisa what's is like out there? >> reporter: it is pretty
crazy and pretty wonderful, pam. finally, they are going to be turning on this spectacular light show. tonight at 9:00 p.m. to 25,000 live and will be turned on those lights--25,000 led lights leo villareal. is the artist. these will be on for seven hours per day. until 2:00 a.m.. earlier, san francisco mayor ed lee. >> art has always been an inspiration and i look forward to this day. you can imagine that the art in the artist has always said it
and documented this on the several interviews. give yourself a chance to work with these 25,000 lights. to meet it is the mustache [laughter] >> reporter: it is nice to see some humor with the mayor. and to talk about the financial aspect of the project is expected to bring millions for the local economy. for the tourism. coming up later, the funding of the project. you can participate. the anticipation is growing. reporting live on the bay bridge terisa estacio, kron 4. >> pam: right now. thousands of people are gathering for the grand lighting. new tonight at 8. kron4's scott rates is live with a look at the big crowds. >> reporter: i am at the
unofficial party. let me show you they have this grow, fire people are eating this fire grill and fryer... watching the bay bridge lights at 9:00 p.m. even watching with tents... a lot of people out here is going to be a lot of fun. it is going to be neat. >> pam: of course we will continue to stay with terisa estacio and kron 4stay with we as we bring you the bay bridge lighting live. right here on kron 4. we will also be streaming the lighting live on our website. kron 4 dot com. and also on our 24-7 channel. comcast 193.
>> jacqueline: we are keeping our eye on the weather. right now is dry. temperatures in this system are impacting the north bay. let us show you 101 and the heavier rain. just light showers to the embarcadero it is all dry at this hour but there rainfall is approaching. as we take a look at futurecast. it is verifiable rainfall heavy. but pockets of heavy rainfall and added. let us go to the 9:00 p.m. of our what we can expect. through the golden gate and through the embarcadero. i do think that the larger rain will be burning until about 10:00
p.m. the heavier rain and more widespread by 10:00 p.m. over the bay bridge, the embarcadero. we will time it out on futurecast with rainfall totals, coming up. >> pam: breaking news.out of san francisco tonight.where police shot a suspect in the hunter's point area. the suspect was wounded and has been transported to the hospital. it happened near the intersection of george court and ingalls street. no word on what lead up to the shooting. this follows at least 5 officer-involved shootings that took place in the bay area over the weekend. we have a crew on the way and will give you more information when we get it. >> pam: the coming rain has some people in san francisco's west portal neighborhood on edge. residents there are still trying to dry out their homes. following last weeks water main break-- which has left some of those homes un-
liveable. kron 4's dan kerman was in the neighborhood with the latest. >> reporter: the west portal neighborhood. had been impacted from the water main break last week. three homes have been issued a been r ed tag.. >> we have small pockets under the cement but nothing major. >> this home is adjacent where her parents could also live in just right near her. >> and definitely we lost a room downstairs. >> there was always a gap between the houses but it has now gotten bickers and now it is leaning which causes us to worry.
>> it is structurally safe she is concerned with the rainfall. officials say they do not expect any additional problems. >> this rain is not expected to be torrential or add a quality that it would add to the detrimental amount. >> reporter: they will be inspecting this for the next several months. when this saturation level could impact however, the homes that have a red tag. but in least be out of their homes for three months. this is so far, one half million dollars and is expected to increase quite a bit. dan kerman, kron 4. a memorial service for the two murdered santa cruz officers -- detective sergeant loran "butch" baker. and detective elizabeth butler-- is scheduled for this thursday.
you will be able to watch the service live on kron-4 - 24 hour news channel. the tribute will be held at the h-p pavillion --- on march seventh at noon. a two- mile long motorcade procession will make its way from santa cruz beach. to the h-p pavilion that morning. again -- we will air the service live on kron 4's 24-7 bay area news channel -- comcast 193.and streaming live on our website, kron 4 www.kron4.com >> pam: oakland police arrested a man who they say, broke into the oakland museum back in january, and stole a gold artifact worth nearly a million dollars. kron 4's alecia reid. spoke to police. who say, the suspect is the *same man responsible for burglarizing the museum. and stealing pistols and gold nuggets late last year. >> reporter: this is now returned to the oakland museum it was stolen in the month of january. the piece
of history that was passed down from the gold rush era was returned to day. and in jail is 45 year-old suspect. a warrant was issued and picked up on sunday. they say that he is also responsible for breaking into the museum in november. stealing gold nuggets and a pistol. now the museum is a very cautious. >> we will take additional security precautions immediately after the november 1st burglary. we have been confident of our enhancement of security and yet again in the month of january. with round-the- clock security in calories. we also undertaken permanent enhancements to our security system and improvements. >> reporter: the museum wants to put the artefact back on display but in the
meantime they are doing everything to make sure it does not commencing again. that it will not go missing again. >> pam: the new t s a airline guidelines for hand knives. and also kicked out of a shopping mall for being gay. and the dow jones skyrockets [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. at&t u-verse high speed internet
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transportation security adminstration says it wants to start spending more time looking for high threat items, like explosives, and less time confiscating small things like hand held knives and sporting equipment starting on april 25th, airline passengers will be allowed to carry on knives with blades shorter than 2.36 inches long and ½ an inch wide. knives with locking or fixed blades will not allowed and the knife can not have a molded grip. box cutters and razor blades will remain prohibited. the tsa will also start allowing passengers to carry on some sporting equipment, including ski poles, hockey sticks, up to two golf clubs, pool cues and lacrosse sticks. they will also allow bats that weigh less than 24 ounces and are shorter than 24 inches. the bat can be longer than 24 inches as long as it meets the weight limit. once again, these new changes take effect on april 25th. in the newsroom, charles
clifford, kron 4 news. >> pam: venezuela's six-term president hugo chavez has died. chavez was considered both charismatic and controversial. he once called president george w. bush - "the devil." he thrived on confrontation with washington and his political opponents. chavez used his country's vast oil wealth to pay for social programs and build a political base among the poor. he had been fighting cancer for two years. he was 58 years old. >> two men say. they were asked to leave a mall outside sacramento. because they were holding hands and kissing. the same-sex couple says, they just want to be treated the same as everyone else. it seems harmless enough. but when two gay men - daniel chesmore and jose guzman, did it at the roseville galleria over the weekend. they say. a security guard asked them to leave. gay couple kicked out of mall? >> we were asked to leave. >> this local television
reporter found many others doing the same. straight couples and gay couples. a local tv crew spotted several male and female couples holding hands and smooching right out in the so what's the policy? the management office at roseville galleria later released a statement. it reads -- quote -- "persons that violate the code of conduct are asked to leave the property" -- end quote. i'm vicki liviakis kron 4 news. >> jacqueline: we do have some areas of heavy rainfall. we're keeping our attention on the bay bridge. you can see some showers on the radar right now. it is probably not hitting the ground right now. sprinkles through the embarcadero right now is right on schedule. here is the tail
and. with rain and not to the bay area it is not just of this we are going to see plenty of scattered showers. it will be impacting us when state courts thursday. the futurecast is showing exactly where the rainfall is as we go towards 9:00 p.m. sliding towards the golden gate. over the embarcadero and the bay bridge i think that it could hold off with a ifew more hours. towards midnight, some salt or progression. for the south bay but not quite getting it yet. to the livermore san jose and some breaks up through the north bay. we will continue with spotty showers through the central valley. 5:00 p.m.,
nine in the early afternoon but the coverage will decrease. just isolated showers by 7:00 and 9:00 p.m., tomorrow. the rainfall headlines going until at least 4:00 a.m. and spotty showers all day on wednesday. the rainfall totals will be under three- quarters of 1 in. with a couple of exceptions. the santa cruz mountains could seek a bit more in the other locations. whins with 36 mph in some locations and cooler air temperatures are dropping. they will continue to be cold. 50s for the most part. some areas will be in the upper 50s, briefly. a look at your extended forecast. schuller's on
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approach to mineta san jose international airport this encampment is scheduled for a cleanup by the city of san jose because of its size in fact notices have been posted what started out as one tent from a man simply know ans dennis now has grown into dozens of tents and lots of trash, some reports say there are as many as 100 separate encampments in the meddile of this area is this randon street sign readiing emory and walnut street then there is this sign reading no tresspassing, this land is closed to the public no entry or occupation but what i noticed, as if every homeless emcampment there are lots of bicycles and this electric go-ped scooter valued at 1200 bucks getting a fresh charge from this gas powered generator which is let's stop the video here is also powering this lap top located inside
the tent this encampment is unique in the fact that this tent actually has a car parked next to it, although is registration expired in 2012 and this uhaul truck is here because one of the residents is packing up in advance of the clean up but what i can never understand is often when i am taping. people will walk right up the camera to tell me they don't want to be on camera >> because you are filming the truck that i rented now for the record i have seen filthier encampments but then i discovered that some residents are simply moving their trash around how do i know this well because in ths trash pile this is the box for a generator at this tent but the morst important things to mention in the area there has been according to merchants an explosion in shoplifting when this encampment expanded but with the clean up the people that don't get help will just move someplace else and start the process again roberts-kron 4 news >> pam: if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, e-mail us at 'people behaving badly' at kron- four-dot-com.
>> pam: still ahead-- the bay bridge light show set to happen in minutes. a live look at what will soon become the world's biggest light sculpture. and: a record setting day on wall street. we'll show you just how high the dow rose. next. >> jacqueline: this live look outside with our rainfall started it is pressing south. timing it
>> jacqueline: we are keeping our eye on the embarcadero conditions. we will talk more about the conditions coming up in just a bit. >> pam: right now. the clock is ticking for the grand lighting of the bay bridge. set to light up minutes from now. and the crowd of onlookers continues to grow. kron 4's scott rates is there live with reaction. >> reporter: i can tell you just in the short time that i have been out. the crowd is growing it is getting much bigger. let me show you how many people are out here the with rain is coming down a bit. hundreds of people have lined the
shoreline in anticipation to see those new lights. earlier, i spoke with a restaurant manager up and down the embarcadero. i asked them about the big crowds. what a restaurant manager says that he has been booked for two days. >> all of the staff, the king's horses in king's men. >> i've only seen pictures but i am excited i think that there are going to be a lot of people. we are here to get a prime spot. >> how exciting? >> i think that it is unique. and unusual and i would say the one word is bodacious. >> a lot of anticipation. here comes the rain is coming down harder. maybe it can hold off a little bit
longer. plenty of excitement. >> pam: thank you. this project involved the latest in lighting technology and architecture. kron 4's tech reporter gabe slate shows us how it all works and what to expect after the lights turn on. >> the bay bridge lights project is considered a new form of art called a light sculpture? this is not the first one. other bridges and the eiffel tower have light sculptures attached to them? but this will be the largest light sculpture in the world. its not just little lights that will twinkle on and off? it is a hi-tech computer controlled light show. these lights are individually programmed and will create stunning designs and patterns. lights will flicker on and off, and dim and brighten in waves and pulses on the 1.8-mile span between san francisco and treasure island. each light is individually
controllable with 255 levels of brightness; together they form an animated screen that can be seen from miles away. 25,000 led light bulbs were attached to the bridge cables by hand. the leds are attached 12 inches apart on 300 vertical cables and held in place by zip ties and specially designed, 3-d- printed clips. the lights will only be visible only from the north side of the bridge. drivers on bridge will not see the lights? this was done on purpose as to not distract drivers. the nightly illumination will run from dusk till 2 am. this led lights are so energy efficient they will only use $11,000 worth of electricity over the two years. this show it will run for 2 years. the project managers predict that this light spectacle will generate an estimated $97 million in extra income for the region by attracting more visitors to the waterfront area to view
the lights. this project cost $8 million, only 6 million has been raised. if you would like to donate you can? for $50 donors can have one of the led lights be named after them or dedicated to a loved one. you can do this at bay lights dot org gabe slate kron 4 news. >> pam: stay with we as we bring you the bay bridge lighting live. right here on kron 4. we will also be streaming the lighting live on our website. kron 4 dot com. and also on our 24-7 channel. comcast 193. >> jacqueline: more on that rainfall as we take a look the golden gate. there rain is starting to profs self. stormtracker 4 showing moderate rainfall through the north bay. and the san mateo coast it is interesting to note. that that cold front is directly
north-south. that is why is coming in a bit earlier at the golden gate. heavier through the north bay, san rafael and novado. heavier returns. highway 1 0 1 and towards san francisco, the golden gate bridge. the embarcadero and over the bay bridge as well. this is pushing an and normally it is north-south but this is moving directly north-self. as we take a look at these wind speeds. those are also picking up. half moon bay, 37 m.p.h.! 35 in oakland, 24 mph in redwood city. this will continue for the next [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret
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>> pam: now for today's market update. the stock market closed higher on wall street today-- pushing the dow to be the highest level on record. and some analysts believe the stock market will likely climb even higher as more people want to get in on profits the dow climbed more than 125 points to close at a record high of 14-thousand- 253, beating it's record set in 2007. the nasdaq gained 42 points to close at 3 thousand-224. and s and p rose 14 points to close at one- thousand- 539- within striking distance of its record close of one- thousand- 56 lawmakers are back in
washington -- after going home last week just before 85 billion dollars in forced spending cuts took effect. this is the first full week since the mandatory budget cuts began on friday, and there's another potential roadblock-- government funding runs out march 27th unless lawmakers act. house speaker john boehner says the house will pass that bill this week. "spending is the problem here in washington and our goal is to cut spending, not to shut the government down." >> pam: the forced spending cuts have impacted the f-a- a. they will close 173 air traffic control towers at small and medium sized airports on april seventh. the first furlough notices have also hit the army. they warned some workers that they will face a twenty percent pay cut for five months. a winter storm is slamming the upper midwest tonight.
millions are facing the biggest snowfall of the season. chicago is one of the hardest hit areas - with about a foot of new snow expected. the storm is headed east. and causing a traffic nightmare - including lots of problems at airports. more than 11-hundred flights at chicago's o'hare airport were cancelled today. airports in the washington d.c. area are also cancelling flights. a lot of schools and businesses were closed today in illiinois, minnesota and wisconsin because of treacherous roads conditions. >> coming up in sports one of the n f l stars wants to be a 49ers gary radnich coming up with sports.
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the rainfall over the golden gate. with the very when the conditions. right now, 38 m.p.h. in half moon bay 35 in oakland. sustained at 30 in san jose. 24 in redwood city. it is quite windy and now wet the rainfall is over the heart of the bay area still moderate around santa rosa. novado, still getting moderate downpour. and through sausalito and na the embarcadero getting to the bay bridge with lighter showers. by 9:00, it is crossing the golden gate. but it is coming in @ n f l
angle. coming in-at an angle- sl it is coming more north- self. we are definitel going to see more haazig madyun north- south. more bay area coverage self-bay in the valleys. and with that, some gusting winds and still, some spotty shower activity. 5:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. and in the afternoons. that is how would it is going to stay. but you are going to need that umbrella. the rainfall totals? under one-half inch with a couple of exceptions. and as for snowfall in the sierras?
that will start after midnight. still a distinction between the three a m in the cold will be filtering in. by midnight, widespread snowfall as well. and 12:00 p.m.-tomorrow. continuing to more showery conditions after sex. snowfall totals with one half for tomorrow at the lake level. lingering flurries on friday. a look at your extended forecast. showers. in fact, very cold temperatures. even the local snow showers and 3,000 ft.. improving conditions and a quick www.snowbomb.com there is no new snowfall to talk about that is going to change. this year or, at tahoe 95 inch base and
www.snowbomb.com gary radnich >> jacqueline: on the fuel you have left. if healthy revis is believed to be the best cornerback in the league and it would probably take the 49ers 1st and 2nd rounders to get him.the niners have 15 picks though i would just be a good addition to help them win that trophy. it would be awesome. >> he was speaking with michael robinson on an internet show in seattle. he is expected to make $6 million with the jets. he
says that he is worth 15-$16 million. and maybe he would want to go play for the patriots? but believe me, that as how it works to spread out as much noise as you can and see if anything will stay. andrevis... cal spring football it's week number two of spring practice for new cal football coach sonny dykes who is expected to bring a high octane pass happy offense to strawberry canyon the big competition is at quarterback where five candidates are competing for the starting spot. dykes says he'd like to narrow it down to two players by the end of spring in a few weeks >> i thought that the guys through the the ball well. and for more precise and it seemed that they are
starting to pick things up. i did not know if our team. was extremely sharp. >> sonny dykes: >> gary: warriors center andrew bogut looked decent in his return to the lineup following two weeks off with back spasms bogut had one nice assist and showed some pretty good hops on this ally oop dunk from stephen curry bogut played a season high 30 minutes in the game the warriors snapped a 4 game skid by beating the 89-79, oklahoma city. and speaking of the warriors. and to a boat it was off for a couple of peace with the back spasms andrews bogut and can they keep him healthy? these highlights make him look like wilt chamberlain
but nonetheless, a good comeback. >> i think that we have been starting to feel good over the next couple of weeks but my back started again. i probably will run out a little bit different with my ankle so maybe i threw it out. as a professional athlete i want to deal with that. >> nuggets mascot trick shot during a break in the toronto raptors- denver nuggets game last night nuggets mascot "rocky" tries a trick shot. he faces away from the basket -- standing at half court -- and chucks the ball over his head and into the basket! then he calmly wiped his brow take another look. rocky with the great trick shot >> this was college basketball. the seniors at notre dame had a terrific teache year-but oh my gosh! at
last report nobody passed away but some of punches. the and the i guys know that they are not going to miss but no dame did when the game 66-40. and stanford, in particular,ogwuimike pac-12 defensive & player of year stanford's chiney ogwuimike became the first player ever to win both the pac-12 player and defensive player of th eyear awards ogwuimike is the only player in the country to rank in the top five in scoring, rebounding, shooting to do averaging 23 points and 13 rebs per game tara vanderveer was named the pac-12 coach of the year for the 13th time and has the cardinal ranked 4th with a record of 28-2 griner scores 50 and dunks brittney griner scored a big 12 single-game record 50 points in her final regular-season game. at
baylor - including her first dunk at home since she was a freshman take another look at the latest of griner's 14 career dunks at baylor only the forth at home baylor beat kansas state 90-68. a memorable senior night for griner. baylor is 29-1 and number 1 in the country their only loss was to stanford even pam... arche-- told me that i was wrong about a sports figure issue was chosen by media coach of the year and tara vandeveer was chosen by the association coaches of the air...
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